Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Automation Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Test Developer
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 792 775 781
Rank change year-on-year -17 +6 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Developer 48 82 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.064% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 39 76 144
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +13.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £47,500 £43,125 £43,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,125 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71246 73011 85823
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56013 63062 72818
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Test Automation Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Test Automation Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Developer in London

Test Automation Developer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation Developer in London.

Salary trend for Test Automation Developer in London

Test Automation Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation Developer in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation Developer in London

Test Automation Developer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +3 8 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Test Automation Developer
England

Test Automation Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Test Automation Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Test Automation Developer in the job title.

1 48 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (58.33%) Java
4 21 (43.75%) Cucumber
5 18 (37.50%) WebDriver
5 18 (37.50%) TDD
6 17 (35.42%) OO
7 15 (31.25%) Selenium
8 14 (29.17%) QA
9 13 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (27.08%) BDD
10 11 (22.92%) Finance
10 11 (22.92%) Python
10 11 (22.92%) JUnit
10 11 (22.92%) Jenkins
11 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
11 10 (20.83%) REST
12 9 (18.75%) SDET
13 8 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (16.67%) Scrum
13 8 (16.67%) SQL
13 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
14 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
14 7 (14.58%) TestNG
14 7 (14.58%) Mockito
14 7 (14.58%) C#
14 7 (14.58%) Web Services
14 7 (14.58%) Linux
14 7 (14.58%) Microservices

Test Automation Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.25%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (2.08%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Ethernet
1 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) MySQL
2 4 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (43.75%) Cucumber
2 18 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 15 (31.25%) Selenium
4 11 (22.92%) Jenkins
4 11 (22.92%) JUnit
5 7 (14.58%) Mockito
5 7 (14.58%) TestNG
6 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
6 5 (10.42%) NUnit
7 4 (8.33%) Appium
7 4 (8.33%) Gatling
7 4 (8.33%) JIRA
7 4 (8.33%) SpecFlow
7 4 (8.33%) TeamCity
8 3 (6.25%) Android Studio
8 3 (6.25%) Calabash
8 3 (6.25%) JBehave
8 3 (6.25%) JMeter
8 3 (6.25%) Maven
8 3 (6.25%) UI Automator
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Games
3 3 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Advertising
5 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) REST
2 7 (14.58%) Web Services
3 5 (10.42%) CSS
3 5 (10.42%) HTML
3 5 (10.42%) WebdriverIO
3 5 (10.42%) WebSockets
4 4 (8.33%) HTML5
5 3 (6.25%) Android SDK
5 3 (6.25%) RESTful
5 3 (6.25%) XML
6 2 (4.17%) JSON
7 1 (2.08%) .NET
7 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.08%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.08%) jQuery
7 1 (2.08%) Node.js
7 1 (2.08%) SOAP
7 1 (2.08%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 8 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (10.42%) BBC
3 4 (8.33%) STB
4 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.17%) Robotics
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.08%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Fedora
3 3 (6.25%) Android
4 2 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (37.50%) TDD
4 17 (35.42%) OO
5 13 (27.08%) BDD
5 13 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (18.75%) SDET
7 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (16.67%) Scrum
8 7 (14.58%) Microservices
8 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
9 6 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
9 6 (12.50%) Integration Testing
9 6 (12.50%) Open Source
9 6 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
10 5 (10.42%) Functional Testing
11 4 (8.33%) Analytics
11 4 (8.33%) API Testing
11 4 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (58.33%) Java
2 11 (22.92%) Python
3 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 8 (16.67%) SQL
5 7 (14.58%) C#
6 5 (10.42%) Shell Script
7 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 4 (8.33%) Ruby
8 1 (2.08%) C
8 1 (2.08%) C++
8 1 (2.08%) Groovy
8 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (12.50%) Puppet
2 4 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) BT
2 4 (8.33%) Arqiva
3 1 (2.08%) McAfee
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle